We invite researchers to submit proposals for applied research work on one of the following themes:

1. Technological innovation in financial services: Implications for social, economic and market development;
2. New markets for green and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)-related investments: Opportunities and challenges; and
3. Recent developments in the microstructure of financial markets and their impact on market quality and financial stability.

It is preferable for the submitted research proposals to have a focus on, or highlight major practical implications and applications of the study for Hong Kong.

The deadline for this round of applications is 10 December 2019 and the results will be notified to successful researchers in March 2020. A successful candidate is likely to hold a research position at a university, central bank and policy institution or consulting company and he/she should possess a track record of research publications on the proposed research topic.

The Institute offers an internationally competitive remuneration package and details will be discussed with successful candidates in due course. For any further information, please contact us at [email protected].